Microsoft has announced launch for it’s new cloud game streaming also known as Project xCloud. This project was initially released in beta-testing back in November 2019 however, the services were later launched for Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscribers in September 2020. This was termed as ‘future of gaming’ where they said ‘you are empowered to play the games you want, with the people you want, whenever you want, wherever you are, and on any device of your choosing’ back in 2018.
Coming in 2021 where Xbox Cloud Gaming (xCloud) was already one of the most complete game streaming platforms, Microsoft announced 2 major upgrades to these services. Where xCloud will now be officially powered by Xbox Series X and will be available on more devices. While they also confirmed that the users can run the games at upto 60 FPS in 1080p , which is a huge boost. In addition, you can also use a Bluetooth controller or take advantage of touch controls in over 50 titles.
Alongside, players who have access to Xbox Ultimate Game Pass with having access to windows 10 PC or iOS phones/tables will can now use the official website to curate the list of titles to play. “Access to Xbox Cloud Gaming through PCs and iOS phones and tablets was restricted to a handful of insiders, but is now available to all Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscribers in 22 countries through xbox.com/play. Users on iOS devices and PC will immediately benefit from the upgrade to Xbox Series X hardware”